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christie paid his first visit to david letterman, who in the past, as you might know, has secured the new jersey governor about his ample weight over 300,000 times, that's what christie likes to say. during the "late show" appearance governor christie pulled laughs when he pulled a doughnut from his pocket and ate it, bam, right there. he also read back some favorite letterman jokes. take a listen. >> here's two of them. celebrity birthday today, chris christie turns 50. he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake. a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday, and that's just governor christie's house. >> meteorologist bill karins, you know, he has an amazing sense of self-deprecation. it works. >> otherwise it would be awkward. but weight is a big issue for him. he admits that and he's had his struggles. >> he's done well, at least on david letterman. >> thanks to my new weather bowl -- >> congratulations. you are my favorite weather person for this hour. >> for this hour. it's only a half hour show. well, good morning, everyone. here's wha
. nbc bay area's christie smith is live with the latest on this information. good morning, christie. >> reporter: good morning, marla. the extended family here is doing surprisingly well considering what happened overnight. two men in hoodies broke into this home behind me and started shooting. three people inside were hospitalized. i spoke with one brother, he thinks the home may be picked because it's on a busy street and there's a busy bar across the street but police aren't sure. two men broke in overnight and started shooting. la nguyen came down immediately after he saw news reports on his cousin's home. >> i said, that's my cousin's house. i called her husband. i called him. >> reporter: the husband was at work. inside, it was terrifying. a mom and her two adult children were shot. police say a daughter saw the men first. and as she retreated to her room, they fired, hitting her in the hand. >> the brother who's also in his 20s came out from his bedroom and was confronted by the two suspects. he was shot in the face. the mother came out from her bedroom and was shot in the lo
, chicago. >>> coming up here, as we continue, why chris christie finds himself in a public fight over a private 30-year battle with weight gain. he fires back tonight at a former white house doctor who said she worries about him dying in office. >>> the body weight of the governor of new jersey is making national news tonight, in part because he has joked about it. he has talked about his struggle in a forthright way. but now the story also includes a former white house physician who happens to be a fan of the governor and what she said about the governor's weight that got his attention. our report tonight from nbc's andrea mitchell. >> basically, the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> reporter: chris christie has heard it all before. he's overweight. he's heard and seen all the jokes. many on david letterman. >> the only organization to -- >> reporter: so for this week's face-to-face with dave, christie came armed with not one but two jelly doughnuts. >> i have made jokes about you, not just one or two. not just ongoing here or there, intermittent. but -- >> i didn'
about it, we shouldn't be. when governor christie was on david letterman. >> there's a funny bit. governor christie goes on letterman, i don't know if you saw this, and he gets in there and he -- now, letterman has always been making fun of christie and his weight. he came on and decided to give it back down to him. take a listen. >> i make jokes about you. not just one or two. not just ongoing here and there intermittent, but -- >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> here's two of them that we put together. first one was celebrity birthday today, chris christie turned 50, and he blew out the candles on his cake and he wished for another cake. [ applause ] this one i thought -- i don't know if this was one of your best ones, but i think it's topical given what went on yesterday. a billion dollars will be spent on potato chips for super bowl sunday, and that's just at governor christie's house. [ laughter ] >> now, he seems to be -- he is having a lot of fun with it. >> he is having fun with it, and didn't he also say -- he said, listen, i'm the healthiest fat man you
mischief. christie smith is live in san francisco with how fans reacted to the loss and how police were able to keep the peace. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you, marla. it has been a wild ride for 49ers fans, but in the end they didn't get the win that they wanted. now san francisco police were ready for fans and vandals to pour out into the streets as they've done before with big victories. this window here has been hit in the past, the one across the street spraypainted. but this time i'll have to tell you the crowd did not go wild. buses still sport the go niners sign on mission street one day after the heartbreaking super bowl loss to the ravens. fans reliving what went wrong. >> the third game in the row they've been behind. so the onus -- you can't put the onus on the quarterback all the time to make big plays. >> reporter: todd harris remembers the big crowds in the streets, the destruction vandals left here after the giants won the world series last year. >> i came off the b.a.r.t., most of the businesses were vandalized, a lot of graffiti. a good thing this didn't
died. christie smith has more on this mysterious circumstance regarding her death. good morning. >> reporter: good morning to you. fairfield police and sasoon police plan to release new details. i just got off the phone with fairfield police. they tell me they're having an internal meeting at noon today and they hope to come up with something later this afternoon to release to the public. this is where the body of genelle conway-allen was found. friends say she was very friendly, loved to talk. but there are questions about how she ended up here about five miles from where she was last seen on tape. >> it's just sad. you know what i mean? because you think about your kids. >> reporter: katie hernandez joined a line of distraught fairfield friends who came to pay their respects to genelle conway-allen. her body found in alan witt park friday. >> having all girls, it's scary. we see kids walk through this park all the time. now just something to watch for, when you see kids walking by themselves, pull up and let them know that they need to walk in a pack. >> reporter: fairfield po
. it is only expected to get worse. nbc bay area's christie smith is at sfo this morning where hundreds of travelers are stranded. not a great way to start the weekend. >> reporter: yeah, good morning to you, marla. the message today, if you are heading to the northeast, you better be ready to wait it out. 60 cancellations in and out of sfo. as you said, it's expected to get worse as the day goes on. they've already got lines inside to try to help people deal with it. >> not feeling too good. i want to get home. >> reporter: george dean is frustrated and stuck shoulder to shoulder with other united passengers in an effort to rebook canceled flights to the east coast. >> i haven't talked to anyone except them down there. they told me to come down here. so -- and this line is long. well, not just long, it's a long wait. >> reporter: dozens of flights in and out of san francisco scrapped along with thousands more and other airports as winter storm nemo bears down on the northeast. >> we started watching this yesterday and we noticed a lot of airline were proactively canceling their flights
of listening to david letterman poke fun at his weight on the late show, governor chris christie stopped by the show so he can get in on the jokes. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. >> are you on a diet now? >> well, obviously not. >> i guess not, no. >> just blew it. basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> after trading barbs with the comedian who mocked him for so long, christie showed that he really is the bigger man. it is now 7:14. you're up to date. let's turn it back to savannah, matt, and al. >> he has a good sense of humor. natalie, thank you. mr. roker is here with the first check of the weather. a little snow. >>> clipper coming through. another one coming through tomorrow as well. you can see light snow making its way through the northeast and new england, really dumping little less than an inch. it's not going to be a problem. out west, though, another system is coming in. that will be bringing in coastal rain and snow in the pacific northwest, up to an inch or more of rain in the mountains. we're looking at four to six, maybe up to
-night showdown and a politician tackling a big issue head-on. >>> new jersey governor chris christie took advantage of his first-ever appearance on david letterman last night to hit a big issue head-on, and it happened right in the middle of their conversation. >> i didn't know this was going to be this long. i'm like basically the healthiest fat guy you've ever seen in your life. >> the governor insisted his overall health is good, including cholesterol and blood sugar. but then this afternoon, president clinton's former white house physician, dr. connie mariano, was quoted by cnn as saying, i'm worried about this man dying in office. at an afternoon press conference in new jersey, the governor chose to then get serious on the topic of his 30-year struggle with his weight. >> so far, up to 50 years old, i've been remarkably healthy. and, you know, my doctor continues to warn me that my luck is going to run out relatively soon, so believe me, it's something that i'm very conscious of. >> the governor said last night and today, that like all people who struggle with weight, he thinks about
are they watching, and why? >>> the struggle. new jersey governor chris christie is in the middle of a fight erupting in public over his own weight. tonight what a former white house doctor said about him and how he fired back. >>> and one year from tonight, if you can believe it, opening ceremonies at the winter olympics. tonight we'll show you the resort town packed with palm trees where they hope to have snow on the slopes a year from now. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. for the folks who have moved to an all-electronic web-based life, today's news maybe wasn't all that impactful. but for the folks with mailboxes in cities and towns across this country on dirt roads or in apartment buildings, there's always been mail on saturday. six days a week, since the time of abraham lincoln.
jersey governor chris christie might die in office if elected president. this is how the fiery governor responded. >> this is another person who wants five minutes on tv. >> the governor has been outspoken about his own weight in the past and even joked about it on the "late show" with david letterman this week, but he didn't find anything funny about mariano' comments. >> it's completely irresponsible, completely irresponsible. i have four children between 9 and 19. i have my children, my 12-year-old son comes to me last night and says, dad, are you going to die? if she wants to get on a plane and come here to new jersey and ask me if she wants to examine me and review my medical history, i'll have a conversation with her about that. until that time, they should shut up. >>> whether you live in the northeast or travel aing across the country, there's a snowstorm that is a whooper. there are as many as two feet of snow forecast in some areas and an icy mix in other. meteorologist bill karins is here to discuss it. >> soon hundreds of flights will be canceleded as we get closer to this e
insightful. >> real hot topic was about drone strikes. and chris christie got some laughs too. >> i knew this was going to be a song. >> shooting scenes at a california school were luckily a police drill and not real. in texas, former president george h.w. bush enjoyed a post-hospital cocktail. and a 22-year-old chicken farmer has grown so fond of his flock he has picked up the language. >> it's like i just picked up an egg in this box. come lay your egg. it's -- >> okay. i'm sure he knows the chicken that they're trying to communicate. >> hey, if it makes his job easier, good for him. >> and the weekend with beyonce, it's always going to be a big week. >> i was thinking of you when i saw the halftime show. that was an unbelievable performance. >> she shut it down. she's the queen of the world now. >>> all day long you can stay on top of the very latest developments on those stories and the best political analysis on msnbc. and tonight, be sure to watch "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> and, finally, here's a look at what's coming up later this morning on the "today" show. al r
very much. savannah. >> all right, matt, thanks. governor chris christie and his weight back in the light this morning after he lashed out at a former white house doctor who made critical comments about his size. mara schiavocampo has the latest on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. talk of governor christie's weight isn't new. this week he even joked about it during a late night appearance but the governor didn't find anything funny about a former white house doctor about his health. >> he should shut up. >> reporter: that's governor christie's blunt response to comments from bill clinton's former doctor, a retired navy admir admiral. >> i find it fascinating that a doctor in arizona, who has never met me, never examined me, never reviewed my medical history or records, knows nothing about my family history could make a diagnosis from 2400 miles away. she must be a genius. >> she spoke about christie's weight on cnn. >> i'm a republican so i like chris christie a lot. i want him to run. i just want him to lose weight. >> people who have a medical license, have th
for five years. >> governor chris christie shut up weight war, a feeding frenzy for the late-night comics. >> christie got a lot of dirty looks today when he went to mcdonald's, arby's, wendy's. >> rihanna back with chris brown before the judge. the new clues rihanna and chris brown might perform together at the grammys. >> who are you gonna take? >> who's adam's hot date, plus the grammy's shocking wardrobe ban to avoid a flesh show on the red carpet. >> since you might not see it this year, we're going to look at the sexiest grammy dresses of all time. >> our a-list interview with sean penn from his mission in haiti to his love life and the question that backfired big-time. >> whoa, yeah. >> those are my children. >> plus, leno spoofing the super bowl kiss everyone's talking about. >> i dare you to beat that with someone in the crowd. >> it's on. >> hey, everyone, welcome to "extra" at the grove, i'm mario lopez. >> and i'm maria menounos. the late-night guys skewered jeey
. the louisiana governor bobby jindal and chris christy this afternoon. the mardi gras mask and the football were some of the items passed to the new jersey counterparts. next year's game will be the first open air super bowl game to be played in a cold weather climate. good luck with that. and stay with nbc bay area news following the game. we'll be broadcasting from new orleans. we have a team of reporters there. >>> what are they doing passing the helmet before the game is over? wait until after. >> stealing the thunder. >> it doesn't seem right. >> thanks for choosing nbc bay area news. see you back at 11:00. - [sighs] oh. - now, remind me, did you just do the philadelphia cotillion, or did you also debut internationally? - i'm happy to say that i don't even get that. - how was your trip? - terrible. i had to give up my window seat to some seven-year-old who had to sit next to her precious mommy. - what about the actual purpose of your trip? how is the search for the new cast member going? - okay. i saw a few good alternative comics in san francisco. - san francisco? i asked you to find an ac
. >> yeah, i know. >> governor chris christie downing a donut and busting on his weight. new jersey's political star opens up to our hilaria baldwin about a white house run. plus -- mario versus maria. time for mario to strip down and pay up on his super bowl bet. and pay up on his super bowl bet.
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